Parents

Parents’ Information

We actively encourage parents and carers to work in partnership with the school and become involved in every aspect of school life. In working with parents and carers we aim to: develop a shared understanding of our school aims, values, policies and practices encourage parental participation in learning at school and at home create a …

New Starters

Early Years (Nursery and Reception) Starters September 2020 Welcome to Highwood Primary School! We are delighted that you and your child will be joining Highwood Primary School this coming September. On behalf of the Staff, Governors, children and parents, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you and your family to our school community. We …

Parent View

Aims To work alongside parents as a team, with the aim of ‘Promoting resilience, achieving potential’ together To develop strong relationships with all parents that will encourage their child to flourish at Highwood To make sure that parents understand how they can support and extend their child’s learning at home To ensure that parents are …

Friends

Who are we? Friends of Highwood is a voluntary organisation run by the parents of children that attend the school. The sole purpose of Friends is raising funds that can be used by the school to improve amenities and to enhance the learning experience of the children. Every year, the volunteers of Friends raise approximately …

GDPR

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Mr Darren Freeman. He can be contacted at Darren.freeman@highwood.herts.sch.uk

Policies

 

School Uniform

The Staff and Governors of the school are justifiably proud of Highwood and expect pupils to share our pride in the uniform they wear. Sweatshirt or Cardigan – Royal Blue with school motif Polo Shirt  – White or Blue PE Shirts –  In House colour Trousers/skirt or shorts – Grey Socks – Grey or white Shoes – Black – NO trainers An optional …

Curriculum

Knowledge Organisers

These documents will help parents to support their children with the topics being covered in each year. Spring Term 2 Spring Term 1 Autumn Term 2 Autumn Term 1 Summer Term 2 Summer Term 1  

Support your Child

Reading Support Spelling + Phonics Support Mathematics Support Some super maths videos offering support for a range of maths topics https://mathvisuals.wordpress.com/ Really good games and videos for counting in 10s  https://mathvisuals.wordpress.com/counting/counting-by-10-5-2-and-25/ Curriculum Support SEND Support DSPL 9 DSPL is a Hertfordshire-wide partnership approach where parents, staff in early years settings and schools, further education colleges, …

Extra-curricular

Spring Term   Day Club Year Group Start Date Finish Date Time Except Run by Where Mon Street Dance 1 + 2 13/1/20 23/3/20 3.15-4.20pm 10/2/20 17/2/20 Game On Activity Studio Mon Football 3 + 4 13/1/20 23/3/20 3.25-4.30pm 10/2/20 17/2/20 Game On Field Wed Art 1 + 2 15/1/20 1/4/20 3.20-4.20pm 19/2/20 ArtBox Birch …

Breakfast/Tea Time Clubs

Breakfast Club The school’s Breakfast club is exceptionally well managed by a team of teaching assistants and runs from 8:00am until 8:50am daily. The club is open to all children and the cost is £4.00 per day (£2.00 for FSM children) The club provides a variety of cereals, toast and spreads, fruit juices or milk. …